Monday, September 24, 2007

Internet Radio in the NY Times

Together [small webcasters] are spurring a new golden age in radio. For those who remember the heyday of the D.J. as a cultural curator, it’s a return to a past where the airwaves were filled with personalities who mattered as much as the tunes they were spinning.

But there is a shadow looming over this renaissance. Although Internet radio is a relatively new form — listeners have started tuning in to it in significant numbers only within the last five years — the looming inevitability of a time when almost all radio will emanate from the Internet has created a sense of both panic and
opportunity in the music business.
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